Moorhouse, John C, and Brent Wanner. “Does Gun Control Reduce Crime Or Does Crime Increase Gun Control?” Ebscohost, 1 Jan. 2006, web.a.ebscohost.com/ehost/pdfviewer/ pdfviewer?vid=1&sid=db378b8b-d9e7-4ee7-b26c-460bc1177bd4%40sessionmgr4008. Moorhouse and Wanner, in their article “Does Gun Control Reduce Crime Or Does Crime Increase Gun Control”, studied whether or not gun control reduced gun violence in individual states. The overarching theme throughout the individual states is that gun control doesn’t reduce gun violence and is very ineffective.
In America, we face a unique predicament. This is unique because the rest of the world does not face this problem on such a large scale. Guns are so accessible to the public that many people own large amounts of guns and ammunition without a logical reason as to why they would need such a large amount. Debates about gun violence often focus on the number of guns that are in circulation. However, the number of guns is not the only source of America’s gun epidemic.
Secondly, the massive gun related violence in the USA has caused many concerns about social stability and security. The recent gun violence in the US has also caused tense social relationship between African Americans and white people. O’Brien et al (2013) found that the increasing number of gun related violence in certain areas have caused fear towards black people such as African Americans. The racism driven type of gun violence is common in some areas. Also, gun violence is also argued to have connection with increasing unemployment rate in inner cities.
Gun violence is something that is talked about on a daily basis. It seems every time the news comes on reporters are presenting another instance of some being shot either on purpose or accidentally. Just recently there was a mass shooting in a Florida night club and a young man killing an elderly man on Facebook live. Gun control laws need to be reviewed and pushed more to try and get more guns off of the streets. Murders are being committed all over the world with different types of guns including hand guns, rifles, semiautomatic, machine and shot guns.
America owns forty eight percent of guns throughout the entire world, which is equivalent to 650 million guns worldwide! Throughout each and everyday, seven kids and teenagers die throughout the nation, which other bystanders are traumatized for life. Gun violence is taking many innocent lives around America. But, background checks can keeps guns out of the hands of many dangerous people. Gun violence is talking the lives of innocent people across the nation.
Without thinking of the limitations, what 's one thing you would change in the world? Every monday and wednesday i ask my mentees this question. The same question i ask myself as i pass the multiple telephone pole memorials with filled with balloons and candles, in remembrance of the lives taken due to gun violence on my street. Many of my mentees don 't know what to do when there 's a house fire but they know what to do when shots are fired.
Nowadays, there are many shooting incidents which have taken many lives away. They are maybe senior citizens, teenagers, or children. They are maybe polices, students, teachers or others who have different occupations. Whatever, They were injured or killed by the gun violence. And there are many statistics from Gun Violence Archive show how many gun incidents have happened in America through the years and how many people be killed by those incidents.
Athulya Purushothaman ID: 150078 WSEM 1: The American Problem Professor: Jim Henry Final Draft: 14-10-2016 America’s Gun Policy Gun policy is known as one of the most debated and divisive issue in the United States today. Gun ownership in United States is larger than any of the countries. The recent mass shootings in America has led to its comparison with other democracies, who have taken immediate actions against such traumatic situation by making restrictions in the gun ownership and banning semi automatic weapons. My literature review will discuss about what scholars, journalist and others think about the loopholes in the gun policy, why is it difficult to enforce gun control and how all these affects its own citizens and the global world.
Problem Solution Paper 95% of people think that america needs stricter gun control laws, yet the amount of shootings in the past years has risen exponentially. Gun violence is a serious problem and the people of the United States have wanted to solve this problem this for a long time. If people feel scared to go to school (which should be a safe learning environment for all children and all ages) that is a problem, and it needs to be solved, or at the very least put in barriers to deal with the mental disabilities and amount of guns associated with this problem. There has been an exponential rise in shootings in America since the 20th century. In the 20th century there were 226 shootings, in the first 18 years of the 21st century there have been 211 shootings.
Cover Letter After analysis and individualization of our evidence, we concluded that Talia Zagon killed Mr. MacDougall. To determine Talia Zagon was the murderer, we performed many tests in order to analysis and individualize the evidence. We had known samples of hair, fingerprints, handwriting, paper, ink, blood, and fiber from the five possible suspects. To compare these samples, we used the unknown evidence from our crime scene.
The subject of gun control is hotly debated not only by the media and special interest groups but also by law enforcement agencies, and ordinary citizens alike. Some feel that since the Second Amendment was written before the advent of modern firearms that it is outdated. Others believe that it is an inalienable right that must be preserved in order for Americans to remain a free people. The Second Amendment states: “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed. ”(archives.gov)
In 1939, Germany established gun control. From 1939 to 1945, six million Jews and seven million others unable to defend themselves had their lives taken away.  Could this outcome have changed if the Jews were armed with guns? Could thirteen million innocent lives have been saved? Does taking away firearms help someone in a situation like this?